Is Honesty the Best Preaching Policy?

By Joe LaGuardia They say that, in writing, honesty is the best policy.  Stephen King advises in On Writing that writing is best when it tells the truth.  In Right to Write, Julia Cameron has an entire chapter on honesty and its merits in writing.  Creative writing coaches will tell you, if it ain’t the truth, it ain’tContinue reading “Is Honesty the Best Preaching Policy?”

Giving Christmas to a pastor this season is as easy as making a phone call

Pastors get all kinds of Christmas gifts from parishioners.  Mugs, Lifeway gift cards, and those one-scripture-a-day books are standards.  Some churchgoers forgo gifts altogether because it can be an overwhelming experience to have to get something for your pastor.  Decisions about what to get and how much to spend are baffling, but giving Christmas toContinue reading “Giving Christmas to a pastor this season is as easy as making a phone call”